Eric Nantz

Creator & Host

Eric Nantz is a statistician in life sciences who has been using R since 2004. Eric quickly developed a passion for using and learning more about R due in large part to the brilliant community and its free and open source heritage, much like his favorite operating system Linux. In particular, Shiny has become one of his favorite R packages in his daily work and personal projects! In addition to this series, Eric is also the creator and host of the R-Podcast


  • Open Source
  • Data Science
  • Technology
  • The R Community


  • PhD in Statistics, 2008

    Western Michigan University

  • MSc in Statistics, 2005

    Western Michigan University

  • BSc in Statistics and Computer Science, 2002

    Grand Valley State University